The Christmas Cabbage Patch Kid Craze of '83 is still talked about today. So is the prank by two popular Milwaukee DJs.
WTMJ radio built Radio City, 720 E. Capitol Dr. in 1941. The WTMJ television station was launched in the building - which claims to be the first to be purpose-built as both a radio and television studio - in December 1947 and it is currently celebrating its 70th anniversary.
Radio and TV personality Amy Taylor is a night owl who's excelled in a career based on early mornings, the mother of triplets despite infertility and a diligent practitioner of health and fitness after years of evading self care. And she's willing to talk about all of it. Openly.
A frantic day for Karen Dalessandro ended in a career milestone for the morning co-host on WMIL-FM 106.1.
Maybe it was the time spent in Knoxville that gave WKTI its southern drawl. Late last week, the familiar call letters returned to 94.5 on the dial when the station managers made a format change to mainstream country.
The Pokemon Company released a new app for iPhones, iPods and Android devices that runs ad-free episodes for fans to relive their childhoods, or share the memories with the next generation.
There's never a shortage of new people, events, decisions and ideas in Milwaukee, some moving the city forward and some holding it back. In this subjective and light-hearted article, we take Milwaukee's temperature for the end of November 2008.
When WKTI (94.5 FM) switched formats last week, the station didn't offer up a ton of information. It launched a basic Web site announcing the "New 94.5 Lake FM," and its DJs and morning show disappeared from the airwaves.
This summer, 94.5 WKTI-FM launched its new morning show, replacing the spot vacated by Reitman, Mueller and Amy Taylor. We recently caught up with the new trio.
For two hours last night, Milwaukee radio was transformed into something worth listening to. Musically, at least.
An era ends next week when the local legend retires after more than 25 years as part of the morning team at WKTI (94.5 FM). Reitman, who turns 65 soon, isn't leaving radio forever; he'll start a new weekly show on WUWM early next year.
Frank Caliendo, Gilbert Gottfried and Leslie Nielsen will be the stars in a big send off for WKTI disc jockey Bob Reitman Dec. 12 at The Riverside Theater.
After a brief stint acting in a soap opera and a respectable career in television news, Amy Taylor joined Reitman and Mueller's uber-popular morning show in 2002, adding a fresh perspective and dose of sass to the already two decades-old program.
It's been 10 months since WISN-AM introduced "The Early Spin" featuring hosts Dan Deibert -- a conservative -- and Nicole Devin, who's way more left of the dial.
The Rockstar Project is the brainchild of Neil Willenson and musician Kevin Sucher. Willenson, founder of Camp Heartland, created the project to give one Milwaukeean the opportunity to launch a music career.